preterm

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pre·term

 (prē′tûrm′, prē-tûrm′)
adj.
Occurring or appearing before the expected time at the end of a full-term pregnancy: preterm labor; a preterm infant.
n.
An infant born prematurely.

preterm

(ˌpriːˈtɜːm)
adj
(Medicine) (of a baby) born prematurely
adv
prematurely

pre•term

(priˈtɜrm)

adj.
1. occurring earlier in pregnancy than expected.
n.
2. a baby born before the 37th week of pregnancy, esp. when undersized.
[1925–30]
Translations

preterm

[ˌpriːˈtɜːm]
A. ADJprematuro
B. ADVprematuramente

preterm

n. pretérmino, lo que concierne a sucesos anteriores a completar el término de treinta y siete semanas en un embarazo.

preterm

adj pretérmino (inv); — contractions contracciones fpl pretérmino
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Yilmaz et al in his study compared the effects of cup feeding to bottle feeding on breast feeding in preterm infants and noted that cup feeding significantly increased the likelihood of late preterm infants being exclusively breast fed at discharge, 3 and 6 months11.
Conclusion: We found no improvement with betamethasone administration empirically in late preterm birth as regards prevention of Neonatal Respiratory Morbidity(NRM).
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Here we report a one-day-old late preterm neonate diagnosed with TAR syndrome by clinical and laboratory data, and confirmed by genetic studies.
Although other studies have used low birth weight to identify infants with increased risk of pertussis, we would have underestimated the number of infants with increased risk by using low birth weight instead of gestational age, since many of the late preterm infants have normal birth weight," the researchers noted.
Offer antenatal corticosteroids to: 1) all women at high risk for late preterm delivery, or 2) women scheduled for a cesarean delivery for an obstetric indication between 34 0/7 and 36 6/7 weeks of gestation, or 3) women at high risk for late preterm delivery whose newborns are most likely to benefit from treatment, those women at 34 0/7 to 35 6/7 weeks of gestation.
that revealed significant adverse neonatal outcomes associated with late preterm birth; the incidence was reduced in twins delivered at term.
We categorized early deliveries into several mutually exclusive groups (Spong 2013)-early preterm births (< 34 weeks), late preterm births (34-36 weeks), early term births (37-38 weeks)--and compared them with full-term births ([greater than or equal to] 39 weeks).
Screening reduced the numbers of both early and late preterm birth rates.